Natural Resilience to Major Life Stressors Not So Common
Natural resilience may not be as common as once thought — data suggests that many people confronted with a major life-altering event can struggle considerably and for longer periods of time.
Psychologists Analyzed a Big Collection of Condemned Inmates’ Last Words
New York Magazine: It’s a strange and uncomfortable exercise: Imagine you’re about to be executed, and you’re given the opportunity to make a final statement. What would your last words be? To psychologists who study
A Tutorial on Evaluating Hypotheses Using Bayesian Methods
What do black bears have in common with Bayesian statistics? Both make an appearance in a 2013 paper written by Rens Van de Schoot, Marjolein Verhoeven, and Herbert Hoijtink in the European Journal of Developmental
Better Get to Work: Procrastination May Harm Heart Health
Stress caused by chronic procrastination may increase people’s vulnerability for developing life-threatening health issues.
Using Findings From Anxiety Research to Conquer Graduate School
Most graduate students in psychology are familiar with behaviors that reinforce anxiety — namely, avoidance, the use of safety behaviors, and reassurance seeking. Yet how many of us consciously apply our knowledge to help us
ASK THE EXPERTS: HOW DO I DEVELOP A THICKER SKIN AND BECOME MORE RESILIENT?
Fast Company: We’ve all heard the bad boss horror stories and the tales of toxic work environments, but what about a stressful fast-paced office where the niceties often fall by the wayside? Is developing a thicker skin just